[ubuntu-in] VLC codec error

$reehari theneoindian at gmail.com
Wed Dec 2 16:40:22 GMT 2009

On Wed, Dec 2, 2009 at 9:11 PM, Dnyanraj Mali <dnyanraj.mali at gmail.com>wrote:

> hi,
> I downloaded a movie tried to play it but it says i need to use Windows
> media player.
> i am using ubuntu 9.04, movie file is .avi
> i tried to upgrade vlc but its fully upgraded.
> can anybody suggest me some solution?
> One more question, if i upgrade to ubuntu 9.10 online, then i will need
> more disc space for root partition. is there any solution to reduce disk
> space by deleting some unwanted files?
> last time i upgraded from 8.10 to 9.04 & some extra space was needed.
vlc player must play avi files without any additional plugins . but if it
doesn't play u can install gstreamer-ffmpeg package and play avi and many
more proprietery formats in totem movie player . u may also install smplayer

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